The worth of a book is what you carry away from it.  ~James Bryce

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.  ~Groucho Marks

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.  ~Oscar Wilde

This section contains a selection of books on a variety of topics including leadership, firefighting, sensemaking, history, biographies, travel, and fiction. The aim is to share with you some of the interesting stories, thoughts, and theories I have read to help you grow as a leader, or to just relax and enjoy a good story. The books are arranged into the following subject areas:

Keeping this Bookshelf Current

I am constantly searching for books, making frequent trips to new and used bookstores wherever I am. My Amazon Wish List continues to grow as I find or hear about new and interesting books. So I will enhance and update this bookshelf as I stumble across books that I regard as significant and valuable. I will only add the books that I have read.

What good book did you read lately? Feel free to comment below.

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links on this page are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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